Internships


LFS 496 For-Credit Career Development Internship

The LFS Career Development Internship (LFS 496) prepares UBC students professionally and academically for future careers through a mentored learning experience with a real food business or organization. Students apply the theory they gain from class through on-the-ground food system-related work and through reflections and course assignments that support their practical learning. The positions are unpaid, for-credit internships.

FAQ

1) Is it paid?

No, this is a for-credit, unpaid internship.

2) Can I propose an internship?

It may be possible to propose an internship with an off-campus food systems partner. Do to this, please view eligibility criteria here. If you think your potential internship placement is a good fit with LFS 496, please fill out this form.

3) Is there a course syllabus?

Yes, find the LFS 496 Career Development Internship Syllabus here.

4) Do you have to be a student in the Faculty of Land and Food (LFS)?

No, UBC students from any faculty are eligible.

5) Are there required prerequisites?

No, there are no prerequisites for LFS 496.

More questions?

Contact us at ubcfarm.academic@ubc.ca.